Procurement/Contract Opportunities

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Vendors wishing to do business with the Embassy should provide the Procurement Section with a copy of a Vendor Registration Form (PDF 148 KB), their references, company profile, brochures and catalogs in English. The documents should be in Acrobat PDF format and submitted to this email address: Kingston.Procure@state.gov.

Orders

  • The Procurement Section of the Embassy is the only office authorized to place orders for goods and services on behalf of the U.S. Government. All orders from other persons are considered unauthorized and private, and the Government accepts no responsibility for paying those orders.
  • The Embassy is required to provide vendors with a copy of a Purchase Order Form OF-347 (PDF) or contract signed by a Contracting Officer for all orders. The Purchase Order/Contract is the order, and vendors should not attempt to deliver goods/services prior to receiving one of these documents. The Government has no obligation to receive or pay for any goods/services without a valid purchase order / contract.

Payment

  • The Government does not make advance payments – payment is made exclusively after receipt of the goods/services.
  • Payment is made primarily in local currency, i.e. Jamaican Dollars and in special cases in U.S. Dollars by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). See EFT Registration Form (PDF 295 KB) attached.
  • By U.S. law, the Embassy makes payment within 30 days from receipt of a proper invoice.
  • Invoicing instructions are available here (PDF 147 KB).
Qualified Firms seeking Contracts for Delivery & Performance  Services

The U.S. Embassy in Kingston, General Services Office Procurement seeks to enter into contracts with qualified, reliable firms with sufficient resources, financing and relevant work experience for delivery and performance of a variety of commodities and Services. In order for a Company to be considered for embassy contracts, the Company shall be able to meet, satisfy, understand, and comply with the requirements in the Notice to Potential Offerors. All businesses entering into a contract or purchase order for values USD 30,000 and over with the U.S. Government will require a DUN’s number, NCage code and registration in the System for Award Management (SAM). Please take the time to register your company with Dun and Bradstreet by following this link to their webpage http://www.dnb.com/get-a-duns-number.html. Request and obtain an NCAGE Code through https://eportal.nspa.nato.int/AC135Public/scage/CageList.aspx. Instructions on how to register and renew are available on the SAM website at http://www.sam.gov/. Below are current opportunities. Qualified firms interested in any of these opportunities must follow the specific instructions in the solicitation description that is provided for each opportunity.

The American Embassy in Kingston is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to perform the tasks associated with the fabrication and installation of a vinyl fabric, steel frame canopy for its warehouse building loading bay. This project also includes supply and installation of the steel posts and framework supporting the canopy. The work includes furnishing all labor, equipment, materials, tools, transportation, supervision, and logistics needed to complete project requirements.
At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements when submitting their proposal:
  • Have a valid Duns number, NCage Code and be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM);
  • Have an established business with a permanent address and telephone listing;
  • Have the necessary personnel, equipment and financial resources available to perform the work;
  • Have all licenses and permits required by local law;
  • Meet all local insurance requirements;
  • Have the ability to obtain a performance and guarantee bond and a payment bond, or to post adequate performance security, such as irrevocable letters of credit or guarantees issued by a reputable financial institution;
  • Have no adverse criminal record;
  • Have no political or business affiliation which could be considered contrary to the interests of the United States;
  • Have good experience and past performance records; and,
  • Identify specialized experience and technical competence required to complete the construction work in accordance with this solicitation.

Solicitation documents will be available April 26, 2021.If a firm is interested in competing for this requirement, please provide a written request for a copy of the documents to Kingston.Procure@state.govwith the subject line ‘RFQ-WAREHOUSE CANOPY”

The United States Embassy in Kingston has a requirement to obtain construction services to fabricate security guard booths from pressure treated lumber complete with windows, doors and electricals. The units will be required for various locations and must be portable. Some locations may require a concrete slab. The anticipated range in price of this project is between J$3,750,000 and J$15,000,000.

In light of, COVID-19 pandemic, public health guidelines will apply.

All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements when submitting their proposal:

• Have a valid Duns number, NCage Code and be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at the time of award;
• Have an established business with a permanent address and telephone listing;
• Have the necessary personnel, equipment and financial resources available to perform the work;
• Have all licenses and permits required by local law;
• Meet all local insurance requirements and provide Defense Base Act Insurance (US)
• Have the ability to obtain a performance bond or guarantees issued by a reputable financial institution;
• Have no adverse criminal record;
• Have no political or business affiliation which could be considered contrary to the interests of the United States;
• Have good experience and past performance records; and,
• Identify specialized experience and technical competence required to complete the construction work in accordance with this solicitation.

Solicitation documents will become available on Thursday, February 18, 2021. If a firm is interested in competing for this requirement, please provide a written request for a copy of the documents to Kingston.Procure@state.gov with the subject caption “CONSTRUCTION OF GUARD BOOTHS”. Responses to this solicitation are due on Friday, March 19, 2021 @ 2:00pm.

VISIT THE EMBASSY’S WEBSITE TO SEE CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
https://jm.usembassy.gov/embassy/kingston/contract-opportunities/

The US Embassy in Kingston is seeking a qualified contractor to repair a screen fence approximately 200 feet in length at 142 Old Hope Road, by removing forty-one (41) corroded metal screen inserts and replacing them with new metal screen inserts.

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The U.S. Embassy Kingston is seeking quotations from general contractors to renovate the interior of a residential type building into an officer space located at Twickenham Park, St. Catherine. The contractor shall provide all supervision, labor, equipment and tools to complete this project in accordance to the scope. It is anticipated that the price range of this contract will be between JMD$3,625,000 and JMD$14,500,0000.00

All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements when submitting their proposal:

  • Have a valid Duns number, NCage Code and be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at the time of award and be NDAA Compliant;
  • Have an established business with a permanent address and telephone listing;
  • Have the necessary personnel, equipment and financial resources available to perform the work;
  • Meet all local insurance requirements.
  • Have the ability to obtain a performance bond issued by a reputable financial institution;
  • Have no adverse criminal record;
  • Have no political or business affiliation which could be considered contrary to the interests of the United States;
  • Have good experience and past performance records; and,
  • Identify specialized experience and technical competence required to complete the construction work in accordance with this solicitation.

Solicitation documents will become available on Friday, April 2, 2021. If a firm is interested in competing for this requirement, please provide a written request for a copy of the documents to Kingston.Procure@state.gov. Responses are due on May 5, 2021 at 12 noon.

The U.S. Embassy Kingston is seeking quotations from general contractors to soundproof the walls and ceilings of an office space located at Twickenham Park, St. Catherine. The contractor shall provide all supervision, labor, equipment and tools to complete this project in accordance to the scope of work and specifications. It is anticipated that the price range of this contract will be between JMD$ 0.00 and JMD$ 3,625,000.00.

All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements when submitting their proposal:

  • Have a valid Duns number, NCage Code and be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at the time of award and be NDAA Compliant;
  • Have an established business with a permanent address and telephone listing;
  • Have the necessary personnel, equipment and financial resources available to perform the work;
  • Meet all local insurance requirements.
  • Have no adverse criminal record;
  • Have no political or business affiliation which could be considered contrary to the interests of the United States;
  • Have good experience and past performance records; and,
  • Identify specialized experience and technical competence required to complete the construction work in accordance with this solicitation.

Solicitation documents will become available on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. If a firm is interested in competing for this requirement, please provide a written request for a copy of the documents to Kingston.Procure@state.gov. Responses are due on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 2:00 PM.